The Asteroid 2022  is already on its way towards Earth.

It is travelling at a staggering speed of 31,644 kilometers per hour.

According to NASA, the Asteroid 2022 QX4 is nearly as big as an aeroplane,

with a width of almost 140 feet, easily making it the largest asteroid to fly past Earth in the last 3 days.

. It will make its closest approach to Earth tomorrow, August 29 at a distance of nearly 1.83 million kilometers.

NASA's Artemis Mission is set to launch today from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in Florida

Despite a couple of lightning strikes to the launch pad yesterday

the mission is still a go-ahead and the countdown for launch has already begun.

NASA's first attempt to send a manned mission to the Moon since the Apollo missions in 1972.

These asteroids, named Asteroid 2022 QP4